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- v. Present participle of bootleg.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the act of selling illegally or without permission
- n. the act of making or transporting alcoholic liquor for sale illegally
Sorry, no etymologies found.
Who would have the resources to invest in 'bootlegging' an Open Source application?
US CD/DVD bootlegging is not run by organized crime
The Advertising Standards Agency was asked to investigate the anti-piracy ads that run before the UK's movies, in which a link between terrorism and DVD bootlegging is asserted.
Here's a story about a US Marine onboard an amphibious assualt vehicle who's making great coin bootlegging games, porn, music and movies on burnable CDs and selling 'em to his shipmates.
Ross and Herd cited two reasons for not going into a direct partnership with the Bronfmans: one they summarized as “race,” and the other they characterized as “the class of business with which they were associated”—namely, bootlegging.
The publisher of the Nassau Tribune referred to the bootlegging crowd and the business they conducted as “the orgy of the Lucerne.”
On his side, Corcoran had charged one man with felony third-degree assault, one man with felony second-degree burglary, and one man with importation of alcohol to a local option area, otherwise known as bootlegging, always a problem in dry Bush communities.
It led to a rise in organized crime and the establishment of a large black-market for alcohol smuggling and trade, a practice known as bootlegging.
"When I sell liquor, it's called bootlegging; when my patrons serve it on Lake Shore Drive, it's called hospitality," Capone once famously quipped.
These days, of course, MacAdam/Cage is canceling titles through simple neglect, sticking other writers with "bootlegging" their own titles and print runs in the triple-digits for some titles that are released.
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